CAT 2018 Exam Day in Pictures
Ranjini Basu, 25 Nov 2018, #CAT
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CAT 2018 Exam Day in Pictures - IIM Calcutta has successfully conducted CAT 2018 across 374 enlisted test centres. The forenoon session of Common Admission Test (CAT) 2018 commenced from 9 AM onwards on 25 November 2018. The test-takers were allowed entry inside the examination centre between 7:30 AM and 8:45 AM. The second/afternoon session of Computer Based Test (CBT) began at 2:30 PM and the reporting time of the same started from 1 PM. The last permitted entry time was 2:15 pm. As many as 2.41 lakh candidates registered for the exam and around two lakh candidates are expected to appear for the test. CAT is conducted by IIMs on a rotational basis to offer admissions across 20 IIMs in India along with over 100 B-schools across the country like FMS, SPJIMR, MDI, NITIE, TAPMI, etc. Careers360, in this article presents the CAT 2018 exam day with live pictures showcasing the entry of students into the exam hall, getting frisked, checking their roll number, and other related formalities.

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Careers360 correspondents were reporting live from the CAT exam centres 2018. Here, we bring you the ambience outside the CAT test centres with the live photographs of the candidates, their reactions, test centre details. Precisely, we would try to provide a virtual tour of CAT 2018.

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CAT 2018 Exam Day in Pictures - Forenoon Session (9 am- 12 pm)


Anxious parents and candidates waiting outside the exam hall prior to the start of CAT 2018

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Candidates cross-checking their roll and room number

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Prospective test-takers in a queue to enter the exam hall

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Guards are checking the admit card of candidates while entering the exam hall 

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Candidates removing jewellery (earrings, bracelets, chains etc.)

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Candidates are asked to open their footwear

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Last-minute entry of candidates inside the centre

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Gates closed

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First slot candidates moving out of the exam hall

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CAT 2018 Exam Day in Pictures - Afternoon Session (2:30 pm-5:30 pm)


Test takers of the second slot standing in the queue to enter the exam hall

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Notice for CAT 2018 second slot outside the exam centre  

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Second slot (afternoon session) candidates entering the exam hall. Last entry time is 2:15 pm

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The result of CAT 2018 will be declared in the second week of January, 2019. Keep checking for the latest updates! Best wishes for all aspirants.


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